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Jeffrey Schaub

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Petaluma’s Lone Female Firefighter Resigns; Sources Say She Was Sexually Harassed

Petaluma’s sole female firefighter turned in her resignation this week amid allegations that she was sexually harassed and that her living conditions in the fire house lacked adequate privacy, according to anonymous sources familiar with the department.

05/30/2014

A fourth-grade student works on homework.   (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

District Could Shutter Oakland’s Oldest Charter School Due To Declining Enrollment

The Oakland Unified School District board is expected to make a decision Wednesday on whether or not to close E.C. Reems Academy; the oldest charter school in the city.

05/28/2014

Students at City College of San Francisco clash with police in front of Conlan Hall on March 13, 2014. (Anya Komisaryk)

CCSF Students File Claim Against City, College District After Alleged Police Beatings During Protest

Two students from City College of San Francisco are planning to sue the school and the San Francisco Police Department after they say they were beaten up by officers after a campus protest in March.

05/27/2014

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Activists Protest Popular Mission Restaurant During Carnaval Festivities

Sunday’s Carnaval festivities brought thousands of people to San Francisco’s Mission District, but parade entries were noticeably down this year. Some residents are concerned this is another example of the Mission’s fading cultural roots and blame gentrification.

05/26/2014

Drawing of the Presidio Officers' Club exterior courtesy Presidio.gov

Restoration Of Presidio’s Oldest Building Includes Event Centers, ‘Destination’ Restaurant

Restoration is underway at the oldest building in San Francisco’s historic Presidio. The major transformation at the Presidio Officers’ Club includes plans to turn it into a cultural and events center for the masses.

05/21/2014

This September 25, 2013 photo illustration taken in Washington, DC, shows a woman smoking an 'Blu' e-cigarette (electronical cigarette). The National Association of Attorneys General on September 24, issued a letter urging the US Food and Drug Administration to clamp down on the fast-growing e-cigarette market, saying manufacturers are enticing teenagers to smoke with cartoon characters, television ads and bubble-gum flavors. AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

E-Cigarettes Don’t Actually Help People Quit Smoking, According To 84 Different Studies

A newly released UCSF research study shows that claims made by some electronic cigarette manufacturers—that the devices actually help people quit smoking—are unlikely.

05/13/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

‘Monkey Parking’ App Lets San Francisco Drivers Desperate For Parking Pay Others For Their Space

San Francisco drivers have long been frustrated spending countless minutes trying to find a parking space, but a new app called ‘Parking Monkey’ allows drivers to buy a spot from someone who’s already in it.

05/06/2014

El Dorado Hills firefighters takes a break from battling the Rim Fire on August 28, 2013 near Groveland, California. (Justin Suillvan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Firefighters On High Alert With Hot Temperatures, Dry Conditions

State and local firefighters are on high alert as several grass fires have broken out during this stretch of hot weather.

05/01/2014

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo. (County of Sonoma)

Testimony Begins In Case Of Sonoma Co. Supervisor Accused Of ‘Peeking’ Outside Female Neighbor’s Window

Testimony began Tuesday morning in Santa Rosa in the case of a Sonoma County supervisor accused of lurking outside a female neighbor’s window in the middle of the night.

04/22/2014

Smoke detector ( FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Fire Marshal Shuts Down Classrooms At A Santa Rosa High School Over Safety Violations

A Santa Rosa high school has shut down several classrooms after the local fire marshal uncovered a series of safety code violations.

04/18/2014

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